Our Poverty is Sexist campaign makes it clear that girls and women are hit hardest by poverty, and millions are being denied the chance to reach their full potential. The answer? Well, it’s complicated. And massive. But completely do-able.
In fall 2008, Kedibone contracted TB on the job – an experience that changed her life forever. Now a passionate advocate for TB, she works tirelessly to empower patients and practitioners to combat stigma and “beat TB together.”
Issac Asimov once said, “Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.” If it is not your desire to live in darkness then please scrub away.
One year ago today, the WHO confirmed the first official cases of the West African Ebola outbreak in Guinea. In the 365 days since, those initial cases spread in unprecedented ways across the West African region, claiming more than 10,000 lives and infecting more than 24,000 people.
Today, Norwegian oil company Statoil led the charge amongst oil companies by publishing, for the first time, disclosure of payments to governments for oil extraction. Their 2014 Payments to Governments Report shows that publishing this type of information is possible in a robust and transparent manner.
Meet Amleset, Adissalem and Elsabet, three of the women who make our new Raven + Lily's bracelet - with beads made from bullet casings. The workshop on Entoto Mountain in Ethiopia primarily employs at-risk, HIV-positive women.
On a bright sunny Saturday, just before International Women’s Day, Belgian Youth Ambassadors took ONE's spanking new Poverty is Sexist campaign to the streets of Brussels. We asked passers-by 'What is International Women's Day?' and 'What is the biggest injustice that women face today?'
This is the first general election I’ve been old enough to vote in. I’m trying hard to fight the negative perceptions of politics and voting I keep hearing. I’m choosing to vote; not simply because I value the act of voting itself, but because of what I believe it signifies for my role in bringing about change.
It's about time someone said it: poverty is sexist. No matter how you cut it – socially, economically, legally - girls and women in the poorest countries are being denied the chance to reach their full potential. Here's how we feel about some of the outrageous facts behind this statement.
Poverty is sexist. The evidence is clear: extreme poverty disproportionately affects girls and women. Our new report, “Poverty is Sexist: Why Girls and Women Must be at the Heart of the Fight Against Extreme Poverty,” digs into the data and sets out what leaders need to do this year.
On International Women’s Day, ONE launched the Poverty is Sexist campaign, to ask world leaders to put women and girls at the centre of the fight against extreme poverty. In Italy, Youth Ambassadors organised a series of events that took place all over our beautiful country. Here's what we got up to!
Something amazing happened today. After 7 parliamentary debates, 3 committee hearings, a lot of blood, sweat, and letter-writing tears, the UK International Development Bill has passed the final stage of Parliament and will now become law - as soon as the Queen gives the bill Royal Assent.
Some of the world’s most prominent and credible female voices - including Beyoncé, Meryl Streep, Lady Gaga, Sheryl Sandberg, Charlize Theron, and Angelique Kidjo - have a VERY important message about the girls and women of the world.
No matter how you cut it – socially, economically, legally - girls and women in the poorest countries are being denied the chance to reach their full potential. So will you help us do something about it?